[linux-dvb] dvb mpeg2?

Tim Farrington timf at iinet.net.au
Thu Jul 24 13:13:51 CEST 2008

Tobias Stoeber wrote:
> Tim Farrington schrieb:
>> Can you please give me some guidance as to how to discover
>> what format is output from the v4l-dvb driver.
>> The DVB-T standard is, as I understand it, MPEG2,
>> however with kaffeine, me-tv, mplayer if I record to a file,
>> (dump from the raw data stream),
>> it appears to be stored as a MPEG1 file.
>> If I use GOPchop, it will not open any of these files,
>> as it will only open MPEG2 files.
> Well if I remember it right, a DVB stream (in MPEG2) is MPEG2-TS and 
> GOPchop will handle MPEG2-PS!
> Cheers, Tobias
Hi Tobias,
Do you mean GOPchop won't open MPEG2-TS?

What I'm after is some tool/means which will accurately display a format 
descriptor for
a MPEG(x) file/stream.

MPEG2-TS is what is supposed to be the format, but how can I discover if 
it really is?

Tim Farrington

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